Two die in Lagos tanker explosion

Tanker explosion

A loaded tanker exploded along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, killing two and causing traffic gridlock.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) confirmed that the explosion occurred in the early hours of Wednesday at Barracks Bus Stop in Surulere area.

As of 8.55 a.m, LASTMA reported that the road has been cordoned off to enable the evacuation of the scene.

It was also reported that two lives were lost in the inferno.

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